Doors 7.30 | music 8pm | entry £10 (£7 conc.)
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Faye Patton performs both solo and with her talented band. She has released 5 albums independently and is a powerful lyricist as well as player.
She has performed regularly in and around the London over the last 20 years. Venues include: Soho Theatre Piano Bar, Ray’s Jazz, Upstairs at Ronnie Scott’s, Stratford Theatre Royal, Upstairs at The Ritzy Cinema, The Vortex, The Green Note, The Pheasantry, Karamel Klub, Toulouse Lautrec, Caffe Concerto, E15 Jazz Sessions, Soderberg Soho, Bermondsey Arts Club. Festivals include: Isle of Wight International Jazz Divas, Derry Jazz Festival, Jazznacht Donaueshingen in Germany, Hackney Spice Festival.
Faye has been featured as a guest blogger in London Jazz News and has had radio play on BBC Radio Foyle, Radio Jazz Caribe, (Venezuela) Resonance, Real Music FM, and London Jazz Radio and is featured in international jazz blogs and podcasts and the Women In Jazz Media playlist. Book features include, ‘Women In Jazz’ by Sammy Stein and ‘Giving Birth to Sound’ by Renata De Rin.
‘Crisply soulful … Patton’s compositions are strong, her lyrics intriguing, her playing pleasingly angular. A definite stand-out from the crowd.’ (Jazzwise Magazine)
‘Smoke-fuelled and chameleon-like…supreme effort of both freeform and choreographed musicianship.’
(Gareth Hayes, Rock n’ Reel)
‘Remarkably seductive voice and presence, musically skilled, and strong and passionate personality = FAYE PATTON.'(Luis Raul Montell, Radio Jazz Caribe)
‘Solid Gold – essential feminine Steely Dan for the 21st century’ (Jazz singer, Sue McCreeth)